1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Research Objectives
1.2 Report Findings
1.3 Target Audience
1.4 Companies in Report
2.0 Introduction
2.1 Evolution of Mobile Cellular Communications
2.1.1 First Generation Wireless
2.1.2 Second Generation Wireless
2.1.3 Third Generation Wireless
2.1.4 Fourth Generation Wireless
2.1.4.1 LTE Advanced
2.1.4.2 LTE Direct
2.1.4.3 LTE Advanced Pro
2.2 Fifth Generation Wireless: A Pathway to Sixth Generation Wireless
2.2.1 Much Greater Data Speed
2.2.2 A Focus on Edge Computing for Latency Reduction
2.2.3 Dealing with Radio Propagation and Mobility Challenges
2.2.4 Providing Massively Scalable Support for Internet of Things
2.2.5 Increased Emphasis on Private Networks for Business
2.3 Anticipated Elements of Sixth Generation Wireless
2.3.1 New Spectrum and Frequencies
2.3.2 Many More Radio Access Points
2.3.3 Changes to Core Networks
2.3.4 Evolution of the Datacenter
3.0 5G Technologies Supporting Evolution to 6G
3.1 5G Overview
3.1.1 5G Service Categories
3.1.1.1 Enhanced Mobile Broadband
3.1.1.2 Massive Machine Type Communications
3.1.1.3 Ultra-reliable Low-latency Communications
3.1.2 5G Service Orchestration Challenges
3.1.3 5G Support of Fixed Wireless Solutions
3.1.4 5G Spectrum Evolution and Timeline
3.2 5G Enabling Technologies
3.2.1 5G New Radio
3.2.2 Massive MIMO
3.2.3 Cognitive Radio
3.2.4 Self-Organizing Networks
3.2.5 Visible Light Communications
3.2.6 M2M Communications
3.2.7 C-RAN Architecture
3.2.8 HetNet Solutions
3.2.9 H-CRAN Solution
3.2.10 Large-Scale Cooperative Spatial Signal Processing
3.2.11 Software Defined Radio
3.2.12 Spectrum, Satellites, and other Considerations
3.3 5G Application by Industry Verticals
3.3.1 Retail and Consumer Electronics Applications
3.3.2 Healthcare Applications
3.3.3 Industrial Automation Applications
3.3.4 Intelligent Building Automation Applications
3.3.5 Automotive and Transportation Applications
3.3.6 Home Automation Applications
3.3.7 Financial Institution Applications
3.3.8 Energy and Utilities Applications
3.3.9 Public Safety Applications
3.3.10 Military Applications
3.3.11 Oil and Gas Applications
3.3.12 Mining Applications
3.3.13 Agriculture Applications
3.4 Technologies Beyond 5G
3.4.1 What is Beyond 5G?
3.4.2 Sixth Generation Wireless
3.4.2.1 Defining 6G
3.4.2.1.1 6G Context
3.4.2.1.2 6G Benefits
3.4.2.2 Evolution to 95 Ghz Spectrum
3.4.2.3 Standards Evolution towards 6G
3.5 6G Market Drivers
3.5.1 The Need for Microsecond Latency
3.5.2 Growth of IoT and Industrial, Object Driven Traffic
3.5.3 Wireless Cognition, Single Core Structure, and Public Safety
3.5.4 Smart City Applications: Sensing and More
3.5.5 Ubiquitous Coverage from Satellite Internet to Ultra-Local Networks
3.5.5.1 Ultra-Macro Coverage
3.5.5.2 Ultra-Micro Coverage
3.6 6G Market Restraints
3.6.1 High Overall Deployment Expenditures
3.6.2 Vertical Business Model Considerations
3.6.3 Voice and Data Value Perception Approaches Zero
4.0 6G Technology and Implications
4.1 Spectrum Evolution: 95GHz to 3 THz
4.2 Radio Frequency and Data Rates Targeting One Terabit
4.3 6G Communication Infrastructure
4.4 Physical, Digital, and Biological System Convergence
4.5 Evolution of 6G Enabling Technologies
4.5.1 Large Intelligent Surface Assisted MIMO
4.5.2 AI Assisted PHY Technology
4.5.3 Mobility Enhanced Edge Intelligence
4.5.4 Modern Random Access Protocols for IoT
4.6 6G in Unlicensed Spectrum and Private Networks
4.6.1 NR U and 6G U
4.6.2 6G Private Networks
4.7 Additional Technologies Supporting 6G
4.7.1 Radio Access Technology in Industry 4.0
4.7.2 Semantic Intelligence
4.7.3 Encryption Technologies
4.7.4 Visible Light Communication and Sub-THz Communication
4.7.5 CMOS Technology and Intelligent Chip
4.7.6 Continued Importance of Fixed Wireless Access
4.7.7 Quasi-Optical Antennas
4.7.8 Artificial Intelligence and IoT Fusion with 6G Networks
4.8 6G Economic and Cultural Impacts
5.0 6G Innovation and Capabilities
5.1 6G Accelerates Evolution to a Fully Digital and Connected World
5.2 6G Makes Democratizes Intelligence
5.2.1 Smart Surfaces
5.2.2 Smart Environments
5.2.3 Smart Power
5.3 6G Solution Areas
5.3.1 6G Communications
5.3.2 6G Sensing
5.3.3 6G Imaging
5.3.4 6G Precise Location
6.0 6G Applications and Impacts
6.1 Revolutionary 6G Applications, Services, and Solutions
6.2 6G Network Management and Orchestration
6.3 6G Business Models
6.3.1 Decentralization is a Driving Factor
6.3.2 Network Operator Challenges
6.3.3 Increasingly More Private Networks
6.3.4 Micro-operators and Distributed Services
6.4 6G Research Initiatives
6.4.1 China
6.4.2 United States of America
6.4.3 University of Oulu and 6Genesis Project
6.4.4 South Korea and LG KAIST 6G Research Centre
6.5 Current Views on R&D Direction of 6G
7.0 6G Ecosystem Analysis
7.1 6G Infrastructure Market
7.1.1 6G User Devices
7.1.1.1 Smartphones and other Handheld Devices
7.1.1.2 Wearables and Implantables
7.1.1.3 Modems, Gateways, Access Points
7.1.1.4 Vehicle Communications
7.1.1.5 Buildings and Facility Communications
7.1.2 6G Core Infrastructure
7.2 6G Equipment Market
7.2.1 Telecom Equipment
7.2.2 Semiconductor Equipment
7.2.2.1 MEET Device
7.2.2.2 AI Intelligent Chip
7.3 6G Transport Networks
7.4 6G R&D Investments
7.5 6G Equipment Cost Considerations
7.6 6G Ecosystem Players
7.6.1 User Equipment Manufacturers
7.6.2 Infrastructure Manufacturers
7.6.3 Connectivity Providers
7.6.4 IoT Solution Provider
7.6.5 Analytics Solution Providers
7.6.6 Enterprise, Government, and Industrial Users
7.6.7 Software Solution Providers
8.0 6G Technology Market Analysis and Forecasts 2025 – 2030
8.1 6G Infrastructure Market
8.1.1 Global Total 6G Infrastructure Market
8.1.2 6G Infrastructure Market by Type
8.1.2.1 6G Infrastructure Market by User Device
8.1.2.2 6G Infrastructure Market by Telecom Equipment
8.1.2.3 6G Infrastructure Market by Semiconductor Equipment
8.1.3 6G Infrastructure Market by Region
8.1.3.1 APAC 6G Infrastructure Market
8.1.3.2 North America 6G Infrastructure Market
8.1.3.3 Europe 6G Infrastructure Market
8.1.3.4 Middle East and Africa 6G Infrastructure Market
8.1.3.5 Latin America 6G Infrastructure Market
8.2 6G R&D Investment
8.3 6G Core Infrastructure Investment
8.4 6G Transport Network Investment
8.5 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment
8.5.1 Global Total 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment
8.5.2 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment by Type
8.5.2.1 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment by User Device
8.5.2.2 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment by Telecom Equipment
8.5.2.3 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment by Semiconductor Equipment
8.5.3 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment by Region
8.5.3.1 APAC 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment
8.5.3.2 North America 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment
8.5.3.3 Europe 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment
8.5.3.4 Middle East and Africa 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment
8.5.3.5 Latin America 6G Infrastructure Unit Deployment
9.0 5G Applications Market Analysis and Forecasts 2020 – 2025
9.1 5G Apps and Service Market 2020 – 2025
9.1.1 5G Applications by Device Type 2020 – 2025
9.1.2 5G Applications by Service Provider Type 2020 – 2025
9.1.2.1 5G Applications by Carrier/MNO 2020 – 2025
9.1.2.1.1 5G Applications in Consumer Market 2020 – 2025
9.1.2.1.2 5G Applications in Business Market 2020 – 2025
9.1.2.1.3 5G Applications in Government Market 2020 – 2025
9.1.2.2 5G OTT Provided Applications and Services 2020 – 2025
9.1.3 5G Applications by Service Category 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.1 5G Applications by Enhanced Mobile Broadband 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.1.1 Mobile Office/Productivity (Smart Workplace) 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.1.2 Connected Vehicles 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.1.3 Multimedia Communication Market in eMBB 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.1.3.1 Enhanced Mobile Broadband Applications 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.2 Massive Machine-type Communications Applications 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3 Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communication Applications 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.1 Telepresence 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.2 Autonomous Vehicles 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.3 Teleoperation/Tele-robotics 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.4 Multimedia Communication Market 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.4.1 Multimedia Communication Market in URLLC Overall 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.4.2 Multimedia Communication Market in URLLC Applications 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.5 Video Viewing Market 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.5.1 Video Viewing Market Overall 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.5.2 Video Viewing by Application Type 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.6 Immersive Applications Market in URLLC 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.6.1 Immersive URLLC Market Overall 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.3.6.2 Immersive URLLC Market by Application 2020 – 2025
9.1.3.4 Fixed Wireless Access Market 2020 – 2025
9.1.4 Network Slicing Dependent Apps and Service Market in 5G
9.2 5G New Radio Market 2020 – 2025
9.2.1 5GNR Applications 2020 – 2025
9.2.2 5GNR Applications in Industrial Automation 2020 – 2025
9.2.3 5GNR Applications by Deployment Type 2020 – 2025
9.2.4 Industrial Automation Market in Private 5GNR 2020 – 2025
9.2.5 Private 5GNR in Industrial Automation by Application 2020 – 2025
10.0 Conclusions and Recommendations
10.1 Advertisers and Media Companies
10.2 Artificial Intelligence Providers
10.3 Automotive Companies
10.4 Broadband Infrastructure Providers
10.5 Communication Service Providers
10.6 Computing Companies
10.7 Data Analytics Providers
10.8 Immersive Technology (AR, VR, and MR) Providers
10.9 Networking Equipment Providers
10.10 Networking Security Providers
10.11 Semiconductor Companies
10.12 IoT Suppliers and Service Providers
10.13 Software Providers
10.14 Smart City System Integrators
10.15 Automation System Providers
10.16 Social Media Companies
10.17 Telecom Operators
10.18 OTT Service Providers
10.19 Enterprise and Government
11.0 Appendix: 6G Synergies with HPC and Quantum Computing
11.1 High Performance Computing
11.2 Quantum Computing
11.3 More than Computing: Quantum Technologies
11.4 6G Technology and Next Generation Computing Synergies